Subpart Q Flares Information for RY2014 and Later Years
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This page provides step-by-step instructions on how to enter and edit Subpart Q Iron and Steel Production flare information.

Step 1: Add a flare

To add a flare, find the FLARES table on the Subpart Overview page and click the link titled "ADD a Flare."

To edit flare identification information, click the edit icon or the Name/ID link located in the first column of the table.

To delete a flare, click the delete icon or red “x” located in the last column of the table.

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Step 2: Enter required information for the flare

For each flare at your facility, Subpart Q requires you to report the following information:

  • A unique name or identifier, plus optional description
  • The type of flare, selected from the following:
    • Steam assisted
    • Air-assisted
    • Unassisted
    • Other (specify)
  • The flare service type, selected from the following:
    • General facility flare
    • Unit flare
    • Emergency only flare
    • Back-up flare
    • Other (specify)
  • The method used to calculate the CO2 emissions, selected from the following (Note that certain methods must be used if certain criteria are met):
    • 98.253(b)(1)(ii)(A) – Equation Y-1a Gas Composition Monitored (Equation Y-1a or Y-1b must be used if you have a continuous gas composition monitor on the flare or if you measure it at least weekly)
    • 98.253(b)(1)(ii)(A) – Equation Y-1b Gas Composition Monitored (Equation Y-1a or Y-1b must be used if you have a continuous gas composition monitor on the flare or if you measure it at least weekly)
    • 98.253(b)(1)(ii)(B) – Equation Y-2 Heat Content Monitored (Equation Y-2 must be used if you have a continuous higher heating value monitor or measure it at least weekly and the heating value monitor or measurement is not based on compositional analyses; if compositional analyses are used, you must use Equations 1a or 1b)
    • 98.253(b)(1)(iii) – Equation Y-3 Start-up, Shutdown, Malfunction (Equation Y-3 must be used if you do not measure gas composition or heating value at least weekly)

When finished entering information for the flare, click SAVE.

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Step 3: Repeat Steps 1-2

Repeat Steps 1-2 until all flares have been added for your facility.

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See Also

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Using e-GGRT to Prepare Your Subpart Q Report for RY2013 and Prior Years
Subpart Q Process Unit Information for Units NOT Monitored by CEMS for RY2013 and Prior Years
Subpart Q Process Unit Information for Units Monitored by CEMS for RY2013 and Prior Years
Subpart Q Coke Pushing Operations Information for RY2013 and Prior Years
Subpart Q Flares Information for RY2014 and Later Years
Subpart Q Emissions Information for Units NOT Monitored by CEMS for RY2013 and Prior Years
Subpart Q Emissions Information for Units Monitored by CEMS for RY2013 and Prior Years
Subpart Q Emissions Information for Coke Pushing Operations for RY2013 and Prior Years
Subpart Q Emissions Information for Flares for RY2013 and Prior Years
Subpart Validation Report

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